Rain likely throughout country until early tomorrow

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DHAKA, Sep 2, 2018 (BSS) – Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD)
forecasts light to moderate rain or thundershowers throughout the country in
next 24 hours as of 9 am tomorrow.

“Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty
wind is likely to occur at most places in Chattogram, Rajshahi, Rangpur,
Dhaka, Mymensingh, Khulna, Barishal and Sylhet divisions until early
tomorrow,” said a met office press release here this morning.

Moderately heavy to heavy falls may also take place at some places across
country during the period, the release added.

Day and night temperature may fall slightly over the country.

Another met office warning message said, rain or thundershowers accompanied
by temporary South or South-Easterly gusty or squally wind speed 45-60 kph is
likely to occur in the regions of Dhaka, Faridpur, Khulna, Barishal,
Patuakhali, Noakhali, Cumilla, Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar and Sylhet till 6pm
today.

River ports have been advised to hoist cautionary signal number one, it
also said.

The maximum temperature was recorded 35.0 degrees Celsius yesterday at
Rajshahi while today’s minimum temperature 24.4 degrees Celsius at Sandwip in
Chattogram division.

The highest rainfall in the last 24 hours as of 6 am today was recorded 49
mm at Hatiya in Chattogram division, the release added.

The sun sets at 6:16 pm today and rises at 5:41am tomorrow in the capital.

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